Beaver Mining Supplies to Distribute Victaulic Piping Products for the Mining Market in Australia
Melbourne, Australia (Sep. 21, 2010) – Victaulic, the world leader in grooved and plain-end mechanical pipe joining systems, has appointed Beaver Mining Supplies as a regional distributor to meet growing demand for its innovative piping products in western Australia. Beaver Mining Supplies is a distributor of speciality products for moving water and slurry in mining operations, supplying pipe, hose, valves and fittings for the mining industry. This Western Australian distributor offers technical expertise in mining processes and operations to help engineer systems to meet customer needs. Under this agreement, Beaver Mining Supplies’ customers will have access to Victaulic’s product portfolio for mining applications such as utility services, process piping, tailings lines and paste fill lines. Beaver customers will have easy access to Victaulic’s new to market Style SC77 installation-ready shouldered coupling, fittings for joining standard shouldered pipe, as well as its products for PVC, HDPE, carbon steel and stainless steel piping systems. Sizes will range from ½ inch/15 mm through 144 inch/3660 mm. “Beaver Mining Supplies has a first class reputation for delivering top quality piping solutions for the mining sector,” said Gennaro Sposato, Regional Manager for Victaulic in Australia and New Zealand. “We chose to partner with Beaver Mining Supplies because they have a strong distribution network across the state and will help us reach key Western Australian mines as we continue to grow our local business.” Victaulic provides a range of shouldered, grooved and plain end mechanical pipe joining systems for the mining sector, making it safer and faster to install piping systems in what is generally considered a high risk environment. It’s newly launched line of installation-ready couplings will further reduce installation times by up to 50%. With no loose parts to lose, installation-ready couplings are the fastest, easiest and safest method for installing mine piping systems. “We have been strongly focused on growing our sales network across Australia. Now that we have a solid distribution strategy in place, we will be focusing on working closely with our local customer base and sales partners to identify how our global R&D resources can support Australian miners,” added Sposato. Victaulic brings to Australia more than 85 years of experience in providing pioneering mechanical pipe joining systems. With the invention of the grooved mechanical joint, Victaulic began a new revolution in piping systems that is today used in a wide selection of industries. For further details, contact Victaulic on (03) 9399 9985 or visit www.victaulic.com.About Victaulic Victaulic, a privately held company headquartered in Easton, Pa., U.S.A., has manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide and employs approximately 3,500 people. The company, and its subsidiaries, develops products for a full range of industrial, commercial and institutional piping systems. For further information on Victaulic Australia Pty. Ltd. please visit: www.victaulic.com.